Glasgow Travel Guide

Glasgow is the most Scottish of cities, boasting a unique blend of friendliness, energy and urban chaos. It features excellent museums and art galleries as well as numerous good-value restaurants, countless pubs and bars.


The popular holiday destination of Glasgow offer a wide range of accommodation options in both city centres and surrounds. Conveniently close to a range of tourist attractions, shopping and dining options, accommodation offers everything from bed and breakfasts and basic yet comfortable motels to modern hotels, luxury suites and even self-catering apartment style accommodation. Featuring accommodation to suit all travellers and budgets, there’s something for everyone in Glasgow. Book cheap Glasgow Accommodation

Getting Around Glasgow

Glasgow International Airport is 16km west of the city, and Glasgow Prestwick Airport 48km southwest of Glasgow. There are buses every 10 or 15 minutes from Glasgow International Airport to Buchanan bus station. There are taxis available at both airports. The best way to get between Glasgow's city centre and the West End is to use the Underground. The service is easy to use: there's a flat fare or you can buy a day ticket. The airport is at Dalcross, seven miles east of the city. Both buses and taxis are available into town. There are reasonably good train and long distance buses from major cities around Britain. More about Getting around Glasgow.


One of Britain's largest and most interesting cities, Glasgow is home to a range of attractions including the Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow Cathedral, St Mungo's Museum of Religious Life & Art, Glasgow School of Art, Tenement House and in January, the Celtic Connections music festival. More about Attractions in Glasgow

Glasgow Facts

Named by Time Magazine as ‘Europe’s Secret Capital of Music’, Glasgow has also been classified as a UNESCO City of Music. Some of the first TV pictures were transmitted by the inventor of the television from Glasgow. Located in the Glasgow City Chambers, there is actually a smaller replica of the Statue of Liberty.